Christmas really takes a big chunk out of our budgets. The little ones especially expect a lot of gifts. Aside from the usual gifts, you also need to think about that stocking hanging over the fireplace. For you to stay within budget, it’s ideal to get cheap stocking stuffers. Here are a few great […]
There have been a few instances over the last ten years during which I’ve seen, in my mind’s eye, what my mugshot might look like. Hair askew or in a greasy ponytail, dark circles under my eyes, no make-up, staring into space like a zombie.
Or, pretty much how I look every other day. Because having […]
Every year, 8,000 teens between the ages of 15 and 18 are involved in fatal car crashes, and 5,000 teens will die as a result. Another 400,000 will be injured and 30,000 of those will require hospitalization. Did that get your attention?
Research has proven that the prefrontal cortex, the area of the brain that controls […]
When children start school it is inevitable that they will start doing homework. Homework is important to stimulate a child’s mind and supplements the lessons they learned in class. Homework can even help them learn time management skills and practice staying organized while working with a deadline.
A parent’s involvement is extremely important for adults to […]
Sing out loud in the car even, or especially, if it embarrasses your children. ~Marilyn Penland
Our home is the coolest house on the block according to the neighborhood kids, but it wasn’t always the case. My two children, who are now 8 and 6 years old, used to be so embarrassed by it.
My daughter in […]